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Last-gasp Brexit deal set to dominate fraught EU summit

4:52am IST

BRUSSELS European Union leaders' two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain's exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc's budget.

WTO win won't sway United States from its combative trade stance

04 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS President Donald Trump has hailed a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that gives the United States the right to hit Europe with tariffs, but his new-found satisfaction with the WTO's rules-based approach is expected to prove short-lived.

U.S. widens trade war with tariffs on European planes, cheese, whisky to punish subsidies

03 Oct 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON The United States on Wednesday said it would slap 10% tariffs on European-made Airbus planes and 25% duties on French wine, Scotch and Irish whiskies, and cheese from across the continent as punishment for illegal EU aircraft subsidies. | Video

EU weighing all options in U.S. plane dispute, trade chief says

01 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union is considering all possible responses to tariffs the United States may impose this month in a two-way dispute over aircraft subsidies, the EU trade chief said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-EU weighing all options in U.S. plane dispute, trade chief says

01 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS, Oct 1 The European Union is considering all possible responses to tariffs the United States may impose this month in a two-way dispute over aircraft subsidies, the EU trade chief said on Tuesday.

U.S. must join us in trade tango, urges EU trade chief nominee

01 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The United States needs to realise it has deep economic ties with Europe and shared concerns on China and should work more as a partner on trade issues, the candidate to become the next EU trade chief said on Monday.

U.S. must join us in trade tango, urges EU trade chief nominee

01 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS, Sept 30 The United States needs to realise it has deep economic ties with Europe and shared concerns on China and should work more as a partner on trade issues, the candidate to become the next EU trade chief said on Monday.

Record U.S. tariff award over Airbus aid could fuel trade tensions

30 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS/PARIS Transatlantic trade ties face renewed disruption this week when global arbiters are expected to grant the United States a record award allowing it to hit European imports with billions of dollars of tariffs in a long-running aircraft subsidy dispute.

WTO to back around $7.5 billion U.S. tariffs on EU in aircraft spat: sources

26 Sep 2019

PARIS/BRUSSELS The United States has been granted approval to impose tariffs on European Union goods with an annual trade value around $7.5 billion over illegal government support for European planemaker Airbus , people familiar with the matter said.

Belgian police search property of KPN's new CEO over Proximus share sale

20 Sep 2019

AMSTERDAM/BRUSSELS Belgian police searched the home and office of Dominique Leroy, the incoming chief executive of Dutch telecom firm KPN , to investigate her sale of shares in Proximus , the company she is leaving.

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